Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Property rights

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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Property rights index (0-100)

 Latest value 67
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2023
 Average 60
 Min - Max 37 - 70
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 2009 to 2023. The average value for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines during that period was 60 points with a minimum of 37 points in 2017 and a maximum of 70 points in 2009. The latest value from 2023 is 67 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 180 countries is 54 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Property rights - recent values

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Property rights - historical chart - 2009-2023




The property rights index for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from The Heritage Foundation reflects the ability of individuals to accumulate private property, secured by clear laws that are fully enforced by the state. It also measures the likelihood of expropriation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as well as the extent of corruption in the judiciary and the enforcement of contracts.
Definition: The property rights index measures the degree to which a country’s laws protect private property rights and the degree to which its government enforces those laws. It also assesses the likelihood that private property will be expropriated and analyzes the independence of the judiciary, the existence of corruption within the judiciary, and the ability of individuals and businesses to enforce contracts. Higher index values denote more certain legal protection of property.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 67 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 63 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 43 2023 points
 Business freedom 62 2023 points
 Labor freedom 59 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 82.90 2023 points
 Trade freedom 58 2023 points
 Investment freedom 70 2023 points
 Financial freedom 40 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 64 2023 index points
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